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M.Batbayar becomes powerlifting champion of the world

Trans. by B.TUNGALAG

International Sports Master M.Batbayar seized a gold medal at the Amateur World Powerlifting Championship, which took place from August 20 to 24 in Moscow, Russia.
In the men’s 100 kg category, he lifted 200 kg on the bench press and squatted 275 kg, earning himself a hefty gold medal. He also won a bronze medal in the deadlift category.
M.Batbayar has been powerlifting for nine years. He works at the General Authority for Implementing Court Decisions and previously won a gold medal from the World Cup tournament in July, and a silver medal from the Asian Powerlifting Championship last year.
Some 1,800 athletes from 18 countries participated in this year’s championship. A total of 27 athletes competed in the championship from Mongolia.

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